Hemidrachm of Herakleia Pontica with head of Herakles
Late Classical Period
Mint: Bithynia, Herakleia Pontica
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1369.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.46 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of bearded Herakles to left in lion’s skin.
Reverse: In incuse circle, club above bow and quiver.
Inscription in Greek above and below.
Crescent at right.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Regling does not list as Greenwell.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund